Andrew Trembley came to the La Follette School so he could communicate with people who aren't experts in probit models and regression analysis.
Taking questions and comments from early morning callers to Wisconsin Public Radio is just one component of 2012 alum Naya Mukherji's engagement with people from different backgrounds.
After college, Nate Inglis Steinfeld spent two years watching dedicated public servants within the complex world of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Washington, D.C. Eventually he decided he needed more education to pressure the system to aid communities, and so he enrolled at the La Follette School.
First-year student Phil Sletten sees himself at the intersection of politics and public policy, in a position to help policymakers see and understand policy ideas that might otherwise go unexamined.
Education policies too often get in the way of student learning, La Follette School student Ciara Mentzer discovered when she was a fourth-grade bilingual teacher in the South Bronx in New York City.